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hundreds of tiny workers When companies are focused too closely on job-specific criteria, they lose out on candidates that would otherwise be the best fit for a role. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Very few people considered the possibility of the post-pandemic world being a candidate-sided labor market, but we now find ourselves exactly there. Many have called this time “The Great Resignation,” and understandably so. Turnover is high, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find new candidates to fill a myriad of open positions.

There are now more jobs available than there are candidates, creating a strain on HR teams to find top talent quickly. In fact, Julie Labrie, president of BlueSky Personnel Solutions, has noted that finding the right candidate can take as long as three to four months.

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